The first table below looks at the demand for the CLAS Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CLAS Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CLAS Consultant
Rank 533 526 537
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs requiring a CLAS Consultant 54 18 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.038% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.041% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 29
Average daily rate £575 £525 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £530 £523 £575
% change year-on-year
+1.43% -9.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

CLAS Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CLAS Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

CLAS Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CLAS Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CLAS Consultant within the UK.

CLAS Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CLAS Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CLAS Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

CLAS Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CLAS Consultant
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CLAS Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -52 53 £600 +14.28% 5
London -5 23 £650 +20.93% 1
South West -8 17 £550 +2.32% 1
South East -7 13 £500 -1.47% 3
Hampshire +12 9 £500 -1.47%
Berkshire -10 3 £500 - 3
City of London - 3 £540 -
Bracknell -2 2 - - 1
Bristol - 2 £530 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Birmingham - - - -
Reading - - - - 2
Slough - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -

CLAS Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited CLAS Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with CLAS Consultant in their job title.

1 40 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (41.25%) Information Security
3 32 (40.00%) CESG
3 32 (40.00%) CESG CLAS
3 32 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 29 (36.25%) RMADS
5 27 (33.75%) Information Assurance
6 25 (31.25%) Security Architecture
7 21 (26.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 19 (23.75%) Risk Management
9 13 (16.25%) Risk Assessment
9 13 (16.25%) CISSP
10 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
11 9 (11.25%) Security Management
12 5 (6.25%) JSP 440
12 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
12 5 (6.25%) DV Cleared
13 4 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
13 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (5.00%) CISM
13 4 (5.00%) Business Continuity
13 4 (5.00%) Information Security Management
13 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (3.75%) SABSA
14 3 (3.75%) Firewall
14 3 (3.75%) Data Protection
14 3 (3.75%) PCI DSS
14 3 (3.75%) Degree
14 3 (3.75%) Risk Analysis
14 3 (3.75%) PKI

CLAS Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited CLAS Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with CLAS Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Firewall
2 2 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) VPN
3 1 (1.25%) SSL
3 1 (1.25%) Network Security
General
1 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.50%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) JSP
1 1 (1.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (40.00%) CESG
1 32 (40.00%) CESG CLAS
2 29 (36.25%) RMADS
3 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.75%) PKI
6 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.25%) Handset
7 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.25%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.25%) UNIX
1 1 (1.25%) Windows
1 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.25%) Information Security
2 27 (33.75%) Information Assurance
3 25 (31.25%) Security Architecture
4 19 (23.75%) Risk Management
5 13 (16.25%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (11.25%) Security Management
7 4 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (5.00%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.00%) Information Security Management
8 3 (3.75%) SABSA
8 3 (3.75%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.75%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (3.75%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (3.75%) TOGAF
9 2 (2.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (2.50%) Security Testing
9 2 (2.50%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.50%) Project Management
9 2 (2.50%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (16.25%) CISSP
4 5 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.00%) CISM
6 3 (3.75%) Degree
7 2 (2.50%) CISA
7 2 (2.50%) MBA
7 2 (2.50%) CRISC
7 2 (2.50%) ISACA
8 1 (1.25%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (26.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.25%) JSP 440
3 3 (3.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.25%) VMware
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